Thomas Jefferson Papers

From Thomas Jefferson to [James Buchanan?], 30 June 1780

To [James Buchanan?]

Richmond June 30.1 1780


The bearer waits on you with a small cart for one of the casks of wine you have been so kind as to receive for me. I shall send him a second time for the other. I am Sir Your most obedt. servt.,

Th: Jefferson

RC (The Dumfries Burgh Museum Observatory, Dumfries, Scotland, A. E. Truckell, Curator, 1954; MS at present on loan at ViU); recipient unidentified, but possibly he was Buchanan, with whom TJ traded and who, in 1784, received a shipment of wine for him from Marbois (see record entry for TJ to Buchanan, 23 Apr. 1784).

1Both figures in date overwritten: as first written, date was probably June 21, but mistaken for 31 and altered as above in an unidentified hand.

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